Douglas County, Nebraska
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County Information

Douglas County was established in 1855. It was named after Stephen A. Douglas (1813-1861), U.S. Senator from Illinois.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 340 square miles, of which 331 square miles is land and 9 square miles is water.

Douglas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 517,110. It is the state's most populous county, home to over one-fourth of Nebraska's residents. Its county seat is Omaha, the state's largest city.

Sailor And Soldier Statues at the Durham Museum in Omaha
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Douglas County Online Data


Births & Birthdays Biographies Cemeteries
Census Data Churches Clubs, Societies & Organizations
Documents Geographical Features Historical Info
Marriages, Engagements, Anniversaries & Divorces Military News Articles
Obituaries/Deaths People & Families Precincts
Schools Towns & Villages

Website Updates:

15 June 2016:
Military: Other - Lieutenant William N. Anderson; Guy W. Burns; Dr. LeRoy Crummer; Eleven Omahans Win Gold Bars At Funston.; William M. Hunt; Agnace Neary
Military: WWII - Private Vincent Hoss
11 June 2016:
Military: Veterans Deaths - Ralph W. Andersen; Robert D. Brandy; C. R. Buttner; Daryl M. Christiansen; Joseph F. Chytil; Walter N. Donahue; Lloyd D. Edson; John F. Freiburger; Terry D. Grabber; Walter Harrold; James L. Heath; Lee J. Kuhn; Gerald H. Marts; Max L. McIntyre; James D. Ochsner; Ernest M. Robinson; Fred L. Stokey; James A. Timmins
02 June 2016:
Historical Info: Businesses - Newspaper Advertisements - Connie Shoe Creations 1942; Dr. J. W. Haines Co. 1911; Dr. Searles & Searles 1913; Dundee Golf 1931; Edholm Erickson 1885; Mergell & Rosenzweig 1885; Palace Clothing 1910; Persil 1913; Royal Pipe Co. 1911; Schlitz 1911

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Surrounding Counties

Dodge County - (northwest)
Washington County - (north)
Pottawattamie County, Iowa - (east)
Sarpy County - (south)
Saunders County - (west)

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